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Changes in Directors and Executive Officers

March 26, 2008
(This document was translated from the Japanese press release.)
This is to advise you that Kyocera Corporation (President: Makoto Kawamura) has decided to change its directors and executive officers at a meeting of the Board of Directors of Kyocera Corporation held on March 26, 2008.

1. Changes in Directors (effective as from late June, 2008)
1) Candidates for New Directors
Tetsuo Kuba
Tatsumi Maeda

* At a General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company, which is going to be held in late June 2008, the above candidates will be elected as directors.

* They will both remain in the current assignments; Tetsuo Kuba as a Senior Managing Executive Officer and the General Manager of Corporate Fine Ceramics Group and Corporate Semiconductor Components Group; Tatsumi Maeda as a Senior Managing Executive Officer and the General Manager of Corporate Solar Energy Group.

   2) Director to retire
Koji Seki

2. Changes in Executive Officers
1) Changes in title of Executive Officer (effective as from April 1, 2008)
Name

New Title
[New Assignment]
Former Title
[Former Assignment]
Yasuyuki Yamamoto Senior Executive Officer
[Deputy General Manager of Corporate Communication Equipment Group]
Executive Officer
[General Manager of Corporate Mobile Communication Equipment Division and Corporate Communication Systems Equipment Division, Corporate Communication Equipment Group]

2) New Executive Officers (effective as from April 1, 2008)
Name New Title [Present Assignment]
Takafumi Matsuda Executive Officer [General Manager of Jewelry and Application Products Division]
Masaaki Itoh Executive Officer [General Manager of Corporate Communications Division, Corporate General Affairs Human Resources Group]
Katsumi Komaguchi Executive Officer [President and Representative Director of Kyocera Mita Corporation]

3) Executive Officer to retire (effective as from March 31, 2008)
Hiroshi Togi [Assistant to General Manager of Corporate Semiconductor
Components Group]